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7 yr old night wetter
is there a MCN for her size?

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#1 butterflies

Posted 11 August 2010 - 06:55 PM

DD#2 is a night wetter and I am sick of buying night nappies as they are expensive and sometimes leak as she may wet twice during the night.

Is there such thing as a night nappy for an older child? she is a skinny thing and can still fit into huggies nappy pants that toddlers use.

And if there is such thing how much wee would they hold?


#2 not-surprised

Posted 11 August 2010 - 07:01 PM

Huggies DryNites. They cost even more than the toddler pull-ups but they will hold a LOT of wee.

If your DD is still soaking wet, then IMO the only thing you can do is keep buying nappies.

If it helps at all, my DD went from soaking wet night nappies to dry at night over the space of a couple of weeks when she was 6y1m. She has been dry overnight almost every night since, and if she does wee then it's only a little bit (provided she has been to the toilet just before bed).

I think age 7y is about the time they recommend taking further action, so next time you see your GP it might be worth mentioning that your 7yo is still wet at night.


#3 butterflies

Posted 11 August 2010 - 07:06 PM

Thanks Steph

Yes I do buy her the huggies dry nights but just giving you her size, she still has a otddler size bum.  And the Dry nights still leak if she wets twice during the night.  She can sleep through anything.

Yes we have seen the GP and he suggested the alarm and I also spoke to my chiro who she is seeing atm first and then I will use the alarm.  I will wait a few more weeks with the chiro and see how that goes, we had success in the first two weeks now she is wet 5 nights out of the 7.

#4 Titania

Posted 11 August 2010 - 08:45 PM

Hi luv. I have a couple of babyhosen (days) that would fit her - but I don't believe any MCN nights, are as absorbent as disposables (that's me, having tried both). But with G - he went through a stage where he was out weeing everything - so we did one of two things: either boosted a sposy with an 8 layer bamboo booster, or used a maternity pad, or incontinence pad stuck across either the top waistband area (stopping top leaking when he was tummy sleeping) - or pasted long-ways inside for extra absorbency.

Hope you manage - that can't be fun. Let me know if I can help - I probably have one or two boosters (bamboo), I can send you. original.gif

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